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The Washington Retirees Property Tax Exemption, also known as House Joint Resolution 7, was on the November 8, 1966 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure authorized the legislature to exempt occupied residential property from property taxes for retired persons.[1] The measure repealed Section 10 of Article VII of the Washington State Constitution.[2]

Election results

Washington HJR 4 (1966)
Approveda Yes 661,497 75.86%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

See also: Washington State Constitution, Section 10 of Article VII

The language that appeared on the ballot:[1]

Shall Article VII of the state constitution be amended to authorize the legislature to grant relief from property taxes on real property owned and occupied as a residence by retired persons, subject to such restrictions and conditions as the legislature may establish, including but not limited to level of income and length of residence?[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1966 Voters Pamphlet", accessed August 27, 2013
  2. Washington State Legislature, "Washington State Constitution", accessed August 28, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.